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THAMES, July S, A seven-roomed house at Tararu, belonging to Arthur Horne, was destroyed by fire to-day. Insurances: Ll5O on the house and L3OO on the furniture iu the Victoria Office, NAPIER, July 8. The manager’s residence at Longlands Station was destroyed by fire on Saturday, at midnight. The inmates upstairs had much difficulty in escaping. The fire was caused by a servant reading in bed and falling asleep. Insurance: House, L4OO in the Imperial Office ; furniture and effects, LSOO in the South British Office, WELLINGTON, July 8. Seven hundred entries have been received for the poultry show, and it is said to be the largest number ever recorded at any show of the same character in the colony. Considerable interest appears to be taken in the new cable breakwater invention. The patentee has aigned a contract for Port Elizabeth, on the West Coast, where a large area of coal is ready to be worked. No less than ten local bodies (harbor boards and others) are in communication with the patentee’s representative here for the purpose of seeing whether the invention is applicable to their respective localities. REEFTON, July 8. Criminal informations for libel have been served on James Wilkie, editor, and W. Hall, publisher of the recently-established evening paper, the ‘Guardian,’ JThe cases come before the Police Court on Wednesday. The suits are brought by Mr H. G, Rankin. GREYMOUTfI. July 8. Neither the managers of the Grey Valley Coal Company nor the miners will give way in regard to the dispute about taking “ pillars ” out of the Brunner mine. Sixtysix men are therefore out of employment; locked out, in fact.

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INTERPROVINCIAL., Issue 7953, 8 July 1889

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INTERPROVINCIAL. Issue 7953, 8 July 1889

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